Alex and Ani is a trendy jewelry store near my house in Southampton that I like a lot. The company website states: "Alex and Ani, LLC offers eco-friendly, positive energy products that adorn the body, enlighten the mind, and empower the spirit, designed by Carolyn Rafaelian and made in America."

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Alex and Ani sells bracelets made from recycled metals. Each bracelet has a different charm attached that represents forms of positive energy. Some of my favorites include: the mermaid (femininity, love and mystery), ladybug (luck, happiness and affection) and cupcake (sweet, divine and optimistic). The bracelets are beautiful, lightweight and fun to collect and wear. I love that each bracelet stands for something different and reminds you to live a full and happy life!

There are lots of places you can shop for this great jewelry, but the one I go to is located at 38 Jobs Lane, Southampton. Call: 631-353-3309; You can find them online: